Support Group (Conejo Valley)

The purpose of a support group is to learn more about brain injury and available services by meeting with others who are facing or have faced similar challenges. The essential elements of a support group are: Gather information Share common needs and strengths Provide a place to meet new friends

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Support Group (Conejo Valley)

The purpose of a support group is to learn more about brain injury and available services by meeting with others who are facing or have faced similar challenges. The essential elements of a support group are: Gather information Share common needs and strengths Provide a place to meet new friends

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Mental Health Presentation

David Deutsch, the Executive Director of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Ventura County, will be sharing information about NAMI and common mental health issues after brain injury. Wednesday, March 8, 2017 2:00 pm St. John’s Hospital – Kate’s Landing 1, 1600 N. Rose Ave, Oxnard This presentation is free,

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Coping with the Holidays/ Circle of Support

Dr. Erik Lande and Celeste Racicot will be offering techniques and strategies for successfully navigating the holiday season following a brain injury. There will be separate workshops for survivors and caregivers/family members. Cost $15. Refreshments available. Dr. Erik Lande is a California licensed clinical psychologist with a specialty in neuropsychology and

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Caregiver Retreat and Survivor Day

Caregivers and family members of people with brain injury will be offered an opportunity to relax and learn new ways to cope with daily stress. Survivors of brain injury can participate in different activities to learn and grow in their new life (There will be separate activities for survivors and caregivers/family members.

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Creative Expressions After Brain Injury

Learn different ways to express yourself after a brain injury – for survivors, caregivers and family members.This interactive workshop is led by local artists Pete Ippel, 2014 recipient of the City of Ventura Mayor’s Arts Award for Emerging Artists, and Lynn Okun, MFT and Registered Art Therapist. The workshop will offer stations to

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